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RECALL #26: Black & Decker Recalls Hammer Drills Due to Injury Hazard

11-02-2018 04:31 AM by lightweightladylefty | 0 comments »

Black & Decker Recalls Hammer Drills Due to Injury Hazard:Recall Date: November 1, 2018Recall Number: 19-027Recall Summary Name of Product:Black & Decker, Bostitch and Porter-Cable Hammer Drills and Drill Drivers Hazard:The side handle sold with the drill can slip or break, leading to a loss of control of the tool, posing an injury hazard Remedy: ReplaceConsumers should immediately stop using the drills and contact Black & Decker for a free replacement side handle Cons...

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RECALL #25: RIDGID Wet/Dry Vacuums recalled due to Shock Hazard

09-12-2018 03:56 PM by lightweightladylefty | 0 comments »

I haven’t seen a woodworking recall for some time, but some of you might have this shop vac. Emerson Tool Company Recalls RIDGID Wet/Dry Vacuums Due to Shock Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Home Depot Recall Date: September 11, 2018Recall Number: 18-220 Recall Summary Name of Product: RIDGID® NXT HD06000 and HD09000 wet/dry vacuums Hazard: The on/off switch can become dislodged and expose energized wiring, posing a shock hazard to consumers. Remedy: ReplaceConsumers should imm...

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RECALL #24: This Mirka ROS recall includes more sanders

06-01-2016 02:39 AM by lightweightladylefty | 2 comments »

Recall Date: May 31, 2016Recall Number: 16-182 Mirka Recalls Electric Random Orbital Sanders Due to Fire Hazardhttp://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/Mirka-Recalls-Electric-Random-Orbital-Sanders/ Recall Summary Name of Product: Random orbital sanders Hazard: The sanders can short circuit, posing a fire hazard. Remedy: ReplaceConsumers should immediately stop using these recalled sanders, unplug them and contact Mirka for a free replacement sander. Consumer Contact: Mirka USA a...

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RECALL #23: Robert Bosch Tool Recalls Grinders Due to Risk of Burns

05-12-2016 01:47 AM by lightweightladylefty | 1 comment »

Recall Date: May 11, 2016Recall Number: 16-158 Robert Bosch Tool Recalls Grinders Due to Risk of Burnshttp://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/Robert-Bosch-Tool-Recalls-Grinders/ Recall Summary Name of Product: Bosch small angle grinders Hazard: The grinder can overheat while in use, causing the brush covers to melt and expose the end of the brush holder, posing a risk of burns to the consumer. Remedy: RepairConsumers should immediately stop using the recalled grinders and contact the ...

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RECALL #22: Harbor Freight Drill Master 18-Volt Cordless Drills

12-02-2015 04:32 AM by lightweightladylefty | 0 comments »

Recall Date: December 1, 2015Recall Number: 16-050 Harbor Freight Tools Recalls Cordless Drills Due to Fire and Burn Hazardshttp://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/Harbor-Freight-Tools-Recalls-Cordless-Drills/ Summary Name of Product: Drill Master 18-Volt Cordless Drills Hazard: An internal switching mechanism can become stuck in the “on” position and overheat, posing fire and burn hazards. Remedy: ReplaceConsumers should immediately stop using the recalled drills and return the un...

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RECALL #21: 28 Home Depot recalls

11-23-2015 06:10 AM by lightweightladylefty | 1 comment »

—————-NEWS from CPSC—————-U.S. Consumer Product Safety CommissionOffice of Communications4330 East West Highway, Bethesda, MD 20814www.cpsc.govRecalled Products Sold by Home Depot After Recalls Were Announcedhttp://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/Recalled-Products-Sold-by-Home-Depot-After-Recalls-Were-Announced/ Release Date: November 18, 2015Release Number: 16-039 Recalled Products Sold by Home Depot After Recalls Were Announcedh...

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RECALL #20: Panasonic Recalls Metal Cutter Saws Due to Laceration Hazard

09-10-2015 04:54 AM by lightweightladylefty | 1 comment »

Recall Date: September 9, 2015Recall Number: 15-237 Panasonic Recalls Metal Cutter Saws Due to Laceration Hazardhttp://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2015/Panasonic-Recalls-Metal-Cutter-Saws/ Recall Summary Name of Product: Metal Cutter Saw Kit and Metal Cutter Combo Kit Hazard: The lower blade guard can get stuck in the fully retracted position and not automatically release to cover the blade. The exposed blade poses a laceration hazard and risk of injury. Remedy: RepairConsumers sho...

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RECALL #19: Dremel Rotary Tool recalled due to Burn Hazard

08-26-2015 10:54 PM by lightweightladylefty | 3 comments »

Recall Date: August 26, 2015 Recall Number: 15-227 Robert Bosch Tool Recalls Dremel Rotary Tool Due to Burn Hazardhttp://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2015/Robert-Bosch-Tool-Recalls-Dremel-Rotary-Tool/ Recall Summary Name of Product: Dremel® MICRO™ Model 8050 Rotary Tool Hazard: The tool’s circuit board can overheat and melt the tool’s enclosure. If the tool is being held while overheating, it could present a risk of burn. Additionally, some tools may lose their speed control cha...

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RECALL #18: Mirka Extends Recall of Compact Electric Random Orbital Sanders Due to Fire Hazard

01-28-2015 01:01 AM by lightweightladylefty | 1 comment »

Recall Date: January 27, 2015Recall Number: 15-064 Mirka Extends Recall of Compact Electric Random Orbital Sanders Due to Fire Hazard Recall Summary Name of Product: Random orbital sanders Hazard: The sander can short circuit, posing a fire hazard. Remedy: ReplaceCustomers should immediately stop using the recalled sanders, unplug them and contact Mirka Abrasives for a free replacement. Consumer Contact: Mirka Abrasives at (800) 843-3904 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday ...

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RECALL #17: Porter-Cable Fixed-Base Production Routers Recalled Due to Electrical Shock Hazard

07-03-2014 06:01 AM by lightweightladylefty | 10 comments »

My guess is that this recall will affect a considerable number of you woodworkers. Recall Date: July 2, 2014Recall Number: 14-221 Porter-Cable Fixed-Base Production Routers Recalled Due to Electrical Shock Hazard WASHINGTON, D.C. – Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Recall Summary Name of Product: Fixed-base routers and router bases Hazard: The router base han...

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